Ode To Hunger By Prof. Niyi Osunbare

With a retinue of naked ribs Agbaga!, Hunger walks the streets With a retinue of naked ribs Behind him a legion of tax-gatherers Bearing bleeding curses and flaying whips Yam’s new name is “Mafowokanmi”* Bread has raced past the laborer’s reach Yes, yam’s new name is “Mafowokami” While bread has sprinted past the laborer’s reach […]